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GSLS 8th SS 13 Colonies Continued

Backcountry Land that ran along the Appalachian Mountains through the far western part of the other regions.
Subsistence farming When people produce just enough food for themselves and sometimes a little extra to trade in town.
Triangular Trade name given to a trading route with three stops between New England , Africa and the West Indies. Associated with the Slave trade out of Africa.
Navigation Acts Designed to ensure that England made money from its colonies' trade.
Cash Crops Crops raised to be sold for money.
gristmill where a miller would crush farmers grain and turn it in to flour or meal.
artisans craftspeople who produced goods like iron works, glass, furniture, weapons and other items for consumers
Conestoga wagons German built wagons used to carry goods into town to sell them.
indigo a plant that makes a deep blue dye
Eliza Lucas she introduced indigo as a successful plantation crop after her father sent her to supervise his South Carolina plantations when she was 17
overseers men hired by planters to watch over and direct the work of slaves
Stono Rebellion Rebellion started by slaves in which they killed several planters and their families while trying to secure their freedom.
Appalachian Mountains Mountains that stretch from eastern Canada south to Alabama
fall line is where waterfalls prevent large boats from moving further up river
peidmont means "foot of the mountains"
Clans large groups of families that claim a common ancestor
Smuggling importing or exporting goods illegally
Created by: wjewell